The Murder That Shook Elections

[Al Jazeera] The mutilated body of Chris Msando, acting director for Information and Communications Technology at the commission overseeing the highly anticipated August election, was found in a forest near the capital less than ten days ahead of the v…

[Al Jazeera] The mutilated body of Chris Msando, acting director for Information and Communications Technology at the commission overseeing the highly anticipated August election, was found in a forest near the capital less than ten days ahead of the vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Will Joyce Banda Hand Herself in to Police?

[Al Jazeera] Malawi’s former president denied on Tuesday any wrongdoing in a corruption scandal that erupted when she was in office, saying she will return to the southern African nation to prove her innocence.

[Al Jazeera] Malawi's former president denied on Tuesday any wrongdoing in a corruption scandal that erupted when she was in office, saying she will return to the southern African nation to prove her innocence.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

First Lady Has Captured President Mugabe – War Vets

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe ex-liberation fighters have accused President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace of capturing the veteran leader due to his advanced age, adding that the nonagenarian should be collectively voted out of power in 2018, says a report.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe ex-liberation fighters have accused President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace of capturing the veteran leader due to his advanced age, adding that the nonagenarian should be collectively voted out of power in 2018, says a report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Uganda Needs Fair, Standard Land Valuation Formulae, Not a New Bill

[Observer] There is an imminent terror that is looming over Uganda’s constitutionalism, especially pertaining to the human rights of protection from deprivation of property.

[Observer] There is an imminent terror that is looming over Uganda's constitutionalism, especially pertaining to the human rights of protection from deprivation of property.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We Will Change Land Bill – Justice Minister

[Observer] After two parliamentary grilling sessions on the tabled Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 on land, government now is toying with the idea of changing some of the contentious clauses of the draft legislation.

[Observer] After two parliamentary grilling sessions on the tabled Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017 on land, government now is toying with the idea of changing some of the contentious clauses of the draft legislation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Muslims Will Fight Land Amendment – Nakibinge

[Observer] Prince Kassim Nakibinge Kakungulu, an influential Muslim leader and Buganda kingdom royal, has added his weight to the growing opposition to the Constitution Amendment Bill 2017 on compulsory acquisition of private land for public works.

[Observer] Prince Kassim Nakibinge Kakungulu, an influential Muslim leader and Buganda kingdom royal, has added his weight to the growing opposition to the Constitution Amendment Bill 2017 on compulsory acquisition of private land for public works.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Foreign Investors Stake N86.1 Billion On 2.3 Percent of Dangote Cement

[This Day] In apparent show of confidence, some foreign investors have bought 2.3 per cent stake in Dangote Cement Plc for N86.1 billion ($236 million). The sale involved 416 million shares that was consummated in six off market deals on the Nigerian S…

[This Day] In apparent show of confidence, some foreign investors have bought 2.3 per cent stake in Dangote Cement Plc for N86.1 billion ($236 million). The sale involved 416 million shares that was consummated in six off market deals on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

20 Years On, Fela Is Alive and Strong

[Premium Times] If Fela were still alive, he would have been 79 on October 15, but he’s not: he died on this day in 1997. I remember that day clearly, the news broke on a Saturday evening, my dad had gone out and he was just returning home when we hear…

[Premium Times] If Fela were still alive, he would have been 79 on October 15, but he's not: he died on this day in 1997. I remember that day clearly, the news broke on a Saturday evening, my dad had gone out and he was just returning home when we heard the announcement on the radio, Raypower 100.5 FM, I believe it was. My dad, equally a huge fan of Fela, said, "so this man eventually died". It had been reported that Fela was sick and had been hospitalized. We heard reports that he had become stable and was showing signs

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Timol’s Cousin Fought Tears During Funeral Fearing Arrest

[News24Wire] The cousin of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol wept as he recalled how he could not shed a tear when he saw Timol’s wounded lifeless body because it would put him at risk of arrest by the security branch police.

[News24Wire] The cousin of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol wept as he recalled how he could not shed a tear when he saw Timol's wounded lifeless body because it would put him at risk of arrest by the security branch police.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nis – No National ID Registration, No Int’l Passport From 2018

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Tuesday in Abuja said beginning from January 2018, any citizen who does not possess National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) number can no longer obtain or renew international passport.

[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Tuesday in Abuja said beginning from January 2018, any citizen who does not possess National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) number can no longer obtain or renew international passport.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria